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occupation

n. 1) fairly permanent trade, profession, employment, business, or means of livelihood. 2) possession of real property or use of a thing.

occupation

(Possession), noun ascendancy, charge, command, control, direction, domination, influence, inhabitation, jurisdiction, mastery, occupancy, occupatio, ownership, power, predominance, predominancy, proprietary rights, proprietorship, residence, retention, right to retain, rule, seizure, superintendence, tenure

occupation

(Vocation), noun activity, avocation, business, calling, capacity, career, chosen work, craft, enterprise, field, industry, job, line, livelihood, mission, negotium, office, position, profession, pursuit, specialty, trade, undertaking, venture, work
See also: activity, appointment, calling, capacity, career, employment, enjoyment, enterprise, function, habitation, industry, inhabitation, job, labor, livelihood, occupancy, office, position, post, practice, profession, project, province, seisin, specialty, tenancy, tenure, undertaking, use, work

occupation

1 a mode of original acquisition of property. It is done by taking a thing, intending to be its owner. Ownership of wild animals is obtained in this way, a hunter becoming the owner of wild animals killed and taken. Goods lost, abandoned and ownerless (called bona vacantia) fall to the Crown. It is a criminal offence not to take found things to a police station. It has a similar meaning in International Law.
2 living in a dwelling house or otherwise being in possession of land or buildings. The occupier of premises may attract OCCUPIER'S LIABILITY.

OCCUPATION. Use or tenure; as, the house is in the occupation of A B. A trade, business or mystery; as the occupation of a printer. Occupancy. (q.v.)
     2. In another sense occupation signifies a putting out of a man's freehold in time of war. Co. Litt. s. 412. See Dependency; Possession.

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The CPS records the occupation of an employed individual and the most-recent occupation of an unemployed individual.
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Large number of Israeli occupation forces raided Al-Khader neighbourhood in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, broke into houses, searched them and damaged their furniture before arresting Al-Wahsh.
To that end, we have delved deep into the methods and results of each of the major sources of education requirements by occupation and produced an interactive tool to help users understand the differences among the sources in a coherent way (see Figure 1).
This would be the case if the authors of this paper were to be hired as electricians, an occupation that requires lower levels of education than we possess but also requires specific skills and credentials that we do not have.
This implies that within- occupation wages would not change much during the recession due to low levels of hiring, but they could decline as firms hire new workers during the recovery.
Those who were working were employed in a variety of occupations. BLS data show which of those occupations are expected to add jobs in the coming years.
Total all occupations $23.61 $49,109 $12.69 $26,400
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